2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU

2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU
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Product Details

Special 2010 Winter Olympic Games Commemorative! This coin features a new design commemorating the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver! Displayed on the reverse of this coin is the legendary Thunderbird totem with eleven maple leaves swirling in the breeze generated by the Thunderbird's powerful wings.

Legend has it that during storms, the Thunderbird would flap its enormous wings, creating thunder and great winds, and lightning would fill the sky when the Thunderbird blinked its eyes.

This .9999-fine pure Silver 1 oz coin comes in a Brilliant Uncirculated finish. Only 569,048 of these highly collectible coins were minted. Multiples of 25 are shipped in sheets or yellow Royal Canadian Mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are shipped in yellow Royal Canadian Mint "Monster Boxes."


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Specifications

Product ID: 46719
Year: 2009
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $5
Mint Mark: Not Shown
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .9999
Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness: 3.29 mm
Diameter: 38 mm
Inner Pack: 25
Outer Pack: 500

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2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU
 
4.7

(based on 10 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Collectible (lower mintage) (4)
  • Mint condition (4)
  • Recognized brand (4)
  • Value (low premium over spot) (3)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

This coin is very ...

This coin is very attractive if you get one in your hand. I picked up a couple tubes before they got scarce. I'm sorry I didn't get more. I think I paid around...Read complete review

This coin is very attractive if you get one in your hand. I picked up a couple tubes before they got scarce. I'm sorry I didn't get more. I think I paid around $15 per coin for what I have.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not a problem-free order.

The MS70 2012 Kangaroo and the MS69 2014 were flawless. However, I also purchased (2) 2009 1 oz Silver Canadian Olympic Thunderbird Totem (BU) coins. One of them was slightly toned...Read complete review

The MS70 2012 Kangaroo and the MS69 2014 were flawless. However, I also purchased (2) 2009 1 oz Silver Canadian Olympic Thunderbird Totem (BU) coins. One of them was slightly toned which doesn't bother me, but it also had several nice nicks on the obverse rim. This coin is scruffy, and not problem-free! I am somewhat irritated to say the least. That's not BU.

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5.0

The Olympic Coins are fantastic!

By David N

from Atlanta, GA USA!

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Priced Just Right
  • Recognized Brand
  • Very Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

      I received exactly what I ordered. I expected the coins to be of average quality. What I received looks to be Brilliant Uncirculated. Great Job!

       
      5.0

      Beautiful coin

      By KCB

      from Farmer City, IL

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Collectible (lower mintage)
      • Easy to Sell
      • Mint Condition
      • Recognized Brand
      • Value (low premium over spot)

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

          Collecting bullion coins for artistic value as well as bullion.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great addition to collection

          By DB

          from Las Vegas

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Mint Condition
          • Value (low premium over spot)

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

              Beautiful coin.Happy with purchase.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Not a problem-free order.

              By dissident1987

              from Massapequa, NY

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Recognized Brand

              Cons

              • Poor Condition

              Best Uses

                Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                The MS70 2012 Kangaroo and the MS69 2014 were flawless. However, I also purchased (2) 2009 1 oz Silver Canadian Olympic Thunderbird Totem (BU) coins. One of them was slightly toned which doesn't bother me, but it also had several nice nicks on the obverse rim. This coin is scruffy, and not problem-free! I am somewhat irritated to say the least. That's not BU.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                A Canadian Winner

                By Mike

                from NZ

                Pros

                • Collectible (lower mintage)
                • Mint Condition
                • Recognized Brand
                • Very Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                    What a lovely, unique coin. I do admire the quality of the Royal Canadian Mint coins and this one is my favorite. I'm not sure whether the limited mintage of 569,048 will make them sought after in the future, but the design probably will.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Great customer service from Apmex.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Beautiful Commemorative Coin

                    By Len

                    from East Hanover, NJ

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Collectible (lower mintage)
                    • Value (low premium over spot)

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                        I purchased this coin because it is a beautiful commemorative Canadian Maple Leaf coin which depicts the powerful Thunderbird design found on many totem poles in Canada. If you like commemoratives, this should be part of your collection.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Nice (good looking) coin ...

                        By Manny

                        from NJ

                        Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                        Nice (good looking) coin in the series of three. APMEX delivery was quick and ontime.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Bought a whole tube + 1 ...

                        By Seth

                        from CO

                        Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                        Bought a whole tube + 1 for showing off. With only three years of issue, they were easier to collect the whole set. I think 2008 was the best design, though.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        I purchased 20 silver ...

                        By William

                        from WA

                        Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                        I purchased 20 silver 2009 Vancouver Olympic coins thinking it was an even roll, only to find that the Canada tubes are meant to hold 25 coins. Nevertheless, The coins were stunning and appeared flawless. Shipping was UPS and very discrete. I love the Canada silver Maple for it's purity and low premium over spot. I love this particular issued strike because of it's beautiful first nation designed motif. This unique commemorative is destined to become a good collectable over time in my opinion, but ultimately it's the pure silver I'm investing in.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        This coin is very ...

                        By Kevin

                        from CA

                        Comments about 2009 Canada 1 oz Silver Olympic Thunderbird Totem BU:

                        This coin is very attractive if you get one in your hand. I picked up a couple tubes before they got scarce. I'm sorry I didn't get more. I think I paid around $15 per coin for what I have.

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